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Drivers return to work after walkout

NATIONAL Emergency Medical Services (NEMS) staff returned to work on Saturday, after walking off the job the day before due to COVID-19 safety concerns.In a statement released by the Public Hospitals Authority this weekend, officials noted workers wi

Daughter told her bed-ridden mother cannot be assisted

KIM Sturrup experienced a daughter’s worst nightmare on Saturday after being told her mother’s caretaker would not be allowed to leave her home to clean her mother’s painful wounds due to the country being on full lockdown. Speaking to The Tribune y

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INSIGHT: Selfishly dicing with death - it’s that simple

COVID-19, or what some health experts and those on the frontline have begun referring to as “the beast”, has infected over a million people worldwide and taken the lives of nearly 70,000 people – a 100 percent increase in just a week. Of those dead, some of our brothers and sisters were also taken from us in another week highlighting a disregard by some of the guidelines put in place by the government to save our lives.

‘Laying the staff off worst day of my life’

A major Bahamian hardware retailer's principal yesterday said it was "the worst decision I've had to make in my life" to temporarily lay-off nearly 70 staff in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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‘Lockdown directive left us in chaos'

Super Value's principal yesterday said inadequate warning of the weekend lockdown caused late Friday "chaos" at food stores with police officers even threatening to shoot unless persons went home.

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$700m needed to support up to 100,000 jobless

The government needs to borrow $700m from the domestic banking system to support household incomes given that the jobless total may reach six-figures, a Bahamian banker warned yesterday.Julian Brown, pictured, president and chief executive of BISX-li

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Bahamas needs 'asue mentality' for its recovery

The Bahamas must “pool resources like never before” if it is to successfully jump-start the economy once COVID-19 has passed, a banker urge yesterday, adding: “We need that asue mentality.”Gowon Bowe, pictured, Fidelity Bank (Bahamas) chief financial

Dialysis patient, 79, adds to death toll

A 79-year-old dialysis patient is one of the country’s COVID-19 related deaths.